American University News

Subscribe to American University News feed
American University News RSS feeds
Updated: 2 hours 9 min ago

A Friendship that Inspires Giving Back

Mon, 03/21/2016 - 00:00
Rick Davis, SPA '74, establishes the Nick Charles Scholarship for students pursuing a career in journalism.
Categories: University News

Professor Pat Aufderheide Wins Fulbright

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 00:00
The University professor's Fulbright scholar grant will allow her to research in Australia.
Categories: University News

Innovation Hub 1776 Taps Alumna to Lead Communications

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 00:00
SOC alumna, Erin McPike joins communications startup, 1776.
Categories: University News

SPA Student Nationally Recognized for Research

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 00:00
Meghan Doughty, a second-year student in SPA's doctoral program in public administration and policy, has been named a Founders' Fellow by the American Society for Public Administration (APSA).
Categories: University News

Behavioral Science: Insights for Public Administration

Fri, 03/18/2016 - 00:00
What can the behavior teach us about our own financial decisions, global economy, or leading a nation? Believe it or not, there are real correlations to be drawn between the two when looking at each through the framework of behavioral sciences.
Categories: University News

Summer exchange program empowers young women to excel

Thu, 03/17/2016 - 00:00
The U.S. Summer Sisters Exchange Program empowers young women from Pakistan to excel.
Categories: University News

Spoiling for a Fight

Thu, 03/17/2016 - 00:00
AU professor studies the impact of terrorism on civil wars.
Categories: University News

American University Game Design MA Makes Princeton Review's Top 25 for 2016

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 00:00
“This is a major recognition and an affirmation of what we are doing here,” says AU Game Lab director Lindsay Grace.
Categories: University News

American University’s School of Public Affairs Places High in National Rankings

Wed, 03/16/2016 - 00:00
SPA landed in the top 20 of more than 270 schools of its kind, according to the U.S. News and World Report's latest Public Affairs Graduate Schools Rankings, which were released on March 16.
Categories: University News

Student Photo Exhibit Opens in McKinley

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 00:00
SOC's student photographers will have their work displayed in a mini-gallery this spring.
Categories: University News

#BlackLivesMatter Research Released

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 00:00
SOC professor Deen Freelon released his report analyzing Black Lives Matter on social media
Categories: University News

Students decode cyber security issues during competition at SIS

Tue, 03/15/2016 - 00:00
Students decode cyber security issues during the Cyber 9/12 Student Challenge. SIS hosted the competition in partnership with the Atlantic Council.
Categories: University News

News Coverage of Fukushima Disaster Found Lacking

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 00:00
A new analysis by American University sociology professor Celine Marie Pascale finds that U.S. news media coverage of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster in Japan largely minimized health risks to the public.
Categories: University News

ESPN's Kevin Merida comes to American University

Mon, 03/14/2016 - 00:00
Editor in Chief of The Undefeated, Merida will talk about intersection between race and sports.
Categories: University News

Camille Nelson Named New AUWCL Dean

Sun, 03/13/2016 - 00:00
Widely published scholar has track record of innovation, success in legal education.
Categories: University News

AU Catches Justin Fever

Sun, 03/13/2016 - 00:00
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau speaks at SIS.
Categories: University News

Research Yields Clues About Inflammation Control in Songbird Brains

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 00:00
A process in the brains of zebra finches shows that the songbirds respond quickly to trauma, thereby controlling inflammation that occurs to protect the brain from injury.
Categories: University News

Trudeau engages with students on climate, optimism, and compassion at SIS

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 00:00
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau visited SIS to engage with students on topics including climate, the refugee crisis, diversity, optimism, and compassion.
Categories: University News

AU Arts Management Colloquium Tackles Diversity and Funding in the Arts

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 00:00
Focuses on funding inequities for arts organizations of color.
Categories: University News

American University Headlines and Hosts DC Environmental Film Festival

Fri, 03/11/2016 - 00:00
The Center for Environmental Filmmaking has four projects in the 2016 DCEFF, and several student projects will also screen.
Categories: University News

Pages